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Save the Children is an international NGO and the world’s top independent charity for children in need. Since 1919, we have been fighting for children’s rights, saving their lives and providing hope for brighter futures worldwide.  Save the Children’s programs in Indonesia is implemented by Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik. We currently work in eleven provinces, have staff of approximately 300 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response.

We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

CASE WORKER FAMILIES FIRST
1 position, based in Kota Bandung
1 position, based in Kab. Bandung
1 position, based in Kab Bandung Barat
1 position based in Kab Cianjur
1 position based in Sumba Barat
Code : PO-ASSI 

ROLE PURPOSE:
Save the Children have been working with Ministry of Social Affairs and other key stakeholders and social service providers for more than 8 years, to support a major shift in policy and practice in the way child protection and care is understood and delivered.  This is resulted a long term program to shift the paradigm from institutionalization based towards family based care.  The Families First Program develop its strategies to achieve paradigm shift as follows:

On Preventing Institutionalization: Stakeholders including families understand the importance of family care for children, are able to take care of children within their own homes or in other type of family-based alternative care, and able to access services and support in their own communities. 

On Direct Response: Girls and boys facing care and protection issues are supported through effective and appropriate responses based on their individual needs and best interests from the Children and Family Support Center (PDAK).

On Legal and Policy Change: National, provincial and district laws provide legal safeguards to girls and boys, preventing unnecessary institutionalization, and promoting family based care.

The program was just recently received additional funding to replicate the PDAK model in some districts with focus on establishing PDAK to strengthening child protection system, alternative care mechanism and social work practices.  The post of case worker is established to ensure that social work practices with children and family who need child protection response is in place in provincial and district level with high quality standard. Case Worker leads social workers in case management works and builds the capacity of social workers team to manage cases under collaborate with MOSA.

Updated CV and application letter should be sent to recruitment.indonesia@savethechildren.org
Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format:
<CW-FF ><your name><preffered city>
Closing date for application is up to  25 March 2016
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)